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Continuous Process Improvement Team

The Continuous Process Improvement Team is led by the Chief of Strategy and Operations (CSO) and is focused on increasing operational excellence through the implementation of standardized processes, metrics, systems and tools for the College of Science. The team is dedicated to enhancing college-wide productivity and efficiency.

Please complete a Project Request Form to submit specific project requests to the Continuous Process Improvement Team.

Deborah Jensen, Administrative Coordinator, Clemson University, Clemson SC

Deborah Jensen

Project Manager

As project manager, Jensen supports College initiatives, bringing a structured approach and process perspective. With her bachelor’s degree in computer science from Clemson, Jensen gained technical experience previously in the government sector as an analyst with the U.S. Department of Defense, in the private sector at Fortune 500 companies, at Michelin and Georgia Pacific as a systems analyst, and back at Clemson University where she supported enterprise and state systems as a systems programmer in CCIT. Jensen then gained management and cross-cultural experience serving 12 years internationally with an NGO leading teams to initiate human needs outreaches in Burmese refugee camps and partnering with U.S. volunteers and nationals to coordinate multi-cultural language workshops in high schools, universities, and business ethics cultural exchanges for industry in Thailand and East Asia before returning to Clemson University.

Kevin Hedetniemi, Senior Web Developer, College of Science, Clemson University

Kevin Hedetniemi

Systems Programmer/Developer III

As a systems programmer/developer, Hedetniemi assists departments in the College creating efficient and secure data collection and workflows by designing, developing, implementing and maintaining web-based applications and the databases they leverage. A native of Clemson, he earned his Bachelor of Science in computer science-math from Furman University in 2007. He joined Clemson in 2007 working in the mathematical sciences department as a systems programmer.

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College of Science
118 Long Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

☏ 864-656-3015